Mission Statement

To perform the lead role in providing a competent workforce for national development.


  • Formulate policy on human resource issues and advise minister on same.
  • Manage the Human Resource (HR).
  • Deliver training and access training opportunities for employees.
  • Undertake HR Audits.
  • Oversee employee benefits.
  • Development and maintain a human resource information system.


  • Integrity
    • We believe that honesty, confidentiality and trust are paramount in dealing with people.
  • Respect
    • We believe that mutual respect fosters healthy working relationship.
  • Professionalism
    • We endeavour to display good work ethics by our conduct, speech and dress and to uphold the principles and set standards for all employees.
  • Communication
    • We endeavour to provide and disseminate information in a timely manner and to maintain open channels of communication at all times.
  • Esprit de corps
    • We strive to operate in an atmosphere where the opinions of others are accepted and respected in order to strengthen and sustain good rapport within the workforce.
  • Creativity/innovation
    • We believe that natural abilities and talents are to be encouraged as this will enhance the overall operations within the department.

Edson Elliott Permanent Secretary

    Ministry of Human Resources
    Pinney’s Estate
    Charlestown, Nevis
    Tel: (869) 469-5521
    Fax: (869) 469-1622
    E-mail: hrdept@niagov.com

    • MON8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • TUE8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • WED8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • THU8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • FRI8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • SATClosed
    • SUNClosed
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